||[Sep. 10th, 2009|07:16 am]
The Question Club
Hi TQC, I have a somewhat serious question for you.|
This morning, about 6AM, my right side above my pelvis was in agony, like knives being stabbed into it, and I was nauseous. Early last week (MTW-ish), I had pain ranging from mildly uncomfortable to severe (stabbing) in the same place and on Tuesday when the pain was worst, I tossed up.
That time, i looked up the symptoms for appendicitis, but knowing my dad and sister have both had it and each had different symptoms/none of the symptoms listed, I blew it off, especially because it went away. I have felt fine the rest of this week, but since it is the second time so close, I think I ought to go get it checked out. What do you guys think? Any helpful experience or advice for how to get a 'good' diagnosis? I know sometimes the doctors can't find it right away because the inflammation comes and goes.
Bonus: If you live in Akron-Canton area of Ohio, which hospital would you recommend? I am at college so it kinda doesn't matter, I just want to know they'll do it right if I have to have it removed.
ETA: Thanks, everyone. I did go to the campus doctor today, and they scheduled a CAT scan for me later this week.